The Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talk Series

Unless otherwise noted, talks are on Fridays at 12:15PM in the auditorium at 813 Santa Barbara Street.  You can find a listing of lunch talks from previous years here.

Bring lunch.

Contact:  Andrew Newman and  Benjamin Shappee

Event Date Speaker Video URL
August 7, 2015 - 12:15pm Joe Antognini (Ohio State University)
Adventures in Kozai: An introduction to the Kozai-Lidov mechanism
August 28, 2015 - 12:15pm Summer Interns
Multiple talks!
September 11, 2015 - 12:15pm Coral Wheeler (UCI)
Sweating the small stuff: simulating dwarf galaxies, ultra-faint dwarf galaxies, and their own tiny satellites.
September 21, 2015 - 12:15pm Ai-Lei Sun (Princeton)
Unveiling the link between supermassive black holes and galaxies
September 25, 2015 - 12:15pm Ting Li (TAMU)
Exploring Milky Way Halo Substructures with Large-Area Sky Surveys
October 2, 2015 - 12:15pm Maria Drout (Harvard)
What Peculiar Transients Can Teach Us About Stellar Evolution and Stellar Death
October 9, 2015 - 12:15pm Ana Bonaca (Yale)
The Milky Way in Stereo: Constraints on the Galactic Gravitational Potential from Multiple Stellar Streams
October 16, 2015 - 12:15pm Fuyan Bian (ANU)
Local Analogs for High-redshift Galaxies: Interstellar Medium Conditions and Metallicities in High-redshift Galaxies
October 23, 2015 - 12:15pm Erica Nelson (Yale)
Where stars form: inside-out growth and coherent star formation across the main sequence from HST Halpha maps at z~1
October 30, 2015 - 12:15pm Yi Cao (Caltech)
Fast and Furious: Young Supernovae and Their Progenitors
November 6, 2015 - 12:15pm Ben Montet (Caltech)
Brown Dwarfs and Planets with Kepler and K2
November 13, 2015 - 12:15pm Gail Zasowski (Johns Hopkins University)
New Tools for Galactic Archaeology from the Milky Way
November 20, 2015 - 12:15pm Garrett Somers (Ohio State)
The Impact of Rotation and Starspots on Pre-Main Sequence Stellar Evolution
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November 27, 2015 - 12:15pm None
No lunch talk
December 4, 2015 - 12:15pm Yi-Kuan Chiang (UT Austin)
Galaxy Proto-clusters as an Interface between Structure, Cluster, and Galaxy Formation
December 10, 2015 - 2:00pm ***SPECIAL LUNCH TALK*** Stephanie Juneau (CEA Saclay)
Supermassive Black Hole Growth and Extreme Gas Conditions in Galaxies
December 11, 2015 - 12:15pm Jared Gabor (CEA Saclay)
AGN Outflows and Variability in Galaxy Simulations
January 15, 2016 - 12:15pm Avi Shporer (JPL)
Science with orbital phase curves in the space age
January 29, 2016 - 12:15pm Tim Brandt (IAS)
Discovering and Characterizing Exoplanets with High-Contrast Spectroscopy
February 12, 2016 - 12:15pm Lauranne Lanz (IPAC)
Panchromatic View of Jet Feedback in Radio Galaxies
February 26, 2016 - 12:15pm Tim Beers
Chronography of the Milky Way's Halo System with Field Blue Horizontal-Branch Stars
March 3, 2016 - 12:15pm Erika Hamden (Caltech)
March 11, 2016 - 12:15pm No lunch talk
April 1, 2016 - 12:15pm Dan Milisavljevic (CfA)
April 8, 2016 - 12:15pm Héctor Martínez-Rodríguez
April 22, 2016 - 12:15pm Zheng Cai (UCO/Lick Observatory)
May 6, 2016 - 12:15pm Cameron Hummels (Caltech)